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thing that everybody understood was a big difference between myself and mr. romney, it was when it comes to how we reduce our deficit, i argued for a balanced responsible approach and part of that included making sure the wealth yet americans pay a little bit more. >> the president's plan with this whole game, with all the card out in the open and on the table. you nome what, think about this, the president could have said i don't want to do that, i think i'm going to cave in today. you don't have to worry about anything, he's not up for reelection. he played with heart today. this is the guy you voted for. this is the guy who said all along he would fight for the middle class and that exactly what he's doing for his press conference, asking for $1.6 trillion in new revenue and the the public is okay with his approach. >> more voters agreed with me on this issue than voted for me. we have a claert majority if we're going to be serious about deficit reduction, we have do it in a balanced way the own question now is are we going to hold the middle class has toj in order to go ahead and let
, if there was one thing that everybody understood, was a big difference between myself and mr. romney, it was when it comes to how we reduce our deficit, i argued for a balanced, responsible approach and part of that included making sure that the wealthiest americans pay a little bit more. i think every voter out there understood that that was an important debate and the majority of voters agreed with me. more voters agreed with me on this issue than voted for me. so we've got a clear majority of the american people who recognize if we're going to be serious about deficit reduction, we've got to do it in a balanced way. the only question now is, are we going to hold the middle class hostage in order to go ahead and let that happen? or can we all step back and say, here's something we agree on. we don't want middle class taxes to go up. let's go ahead and lock that in. that will be good for the economy. it will be good for consumers. it will be good for businesses. it takes the edge off the fiscal cliff. and let's also then commit ourselves to the broader package of deficit reduction that includes
hikes on the wealthy. >> if there is one thing that everybody understood was a big difference between myself and mr. romney, it was when it comes to how we reduce our deficit, i argued for a balanced responsible approach and part of that included making sure that the wealthiest americans pay a little bit more. i think every voter out there understood that that was an important debate. and the majority of voters agreed with me. by the way, more voters agreed with me on this issue than voted for me. so we got a clear majority of the american people who recognize if we're going to be serious about deficit reduction, we have to do it in a balanced way. >> after wrapping up the news conference, the president met with a group of ceos to discuss the federal deficit. the business leaders say the meeting was positive adding the white house seemed committed to involving them in those upcoming fiscal talks. >>> mitt romney by the way, is offering his take on what went wrong with his presidential candidacy. in a phone call with some of his donors, romney defended his campaign saying the president
taxes on the highesthighest income earners. >> if there was one thing that everybody understood was a big difference between myself and mr. romney, it was when it comes to how we reduce our deficit, i argued for a balanced, responsible approach and part of that included making sure that the wealthiest americans pay a little bit more. more voters agreed with me on this issue than voted for me. >> president obama was also clear about what he was open to discussing with congressional leaders in the negotiations, which will start on friday, the thing the president won't consider, an extension of the bush tax rates for the top 2% and romney/ryan magical thinking about taxes. >> i think we can simplify our tax system, i think we can make it more efficient, we can eliminate loopholes and deductions, but what i'm not going to do is to extend bush tax cuts for the wealthiest 2%. what i will not do is to have a process that is vague, that says we're going to sort of kind of raise revenue through dynamic score organize closing loopholes that have not been identified. >> treasury secretary
. this was -- if there was one thing that everybody understood, it was a big difference between myself and mr. romney, it was when it comes to how we reduce our deficit, i argued for a balanced, responsible approach, and part of that included making sure that the wealthiest americans pay a little bit more. >> the president's plan, with this whole game, with all the cards out in the open and on the table. you know what, think about this. the president could have said, you know, i don't want to do that. i think i'm going to cave in today. he don't have to worry about anything. he's not up for re-election. he played with heart today. this is the guy you voted for. this is the guy who said all tloong that he would fight for the middle class and that is exactly what he's doing first press conference. he's asking for $1.6 trillion in new revenue. and the public is okay with his approach. >> more voters agreed with me on this issue than voted for me. so we've got a clear majority of the american people who recognize if we're going to be serious about deficit reduction, we've got to do it in a balanced way.
ameritrade. >>> if there was one thing that everybody understood was a big difference between myself and mr. romney, it was when it comes to how we reduce our deficit, i argued for a balanced responsible approach, and part of that included making sure that the wealthiest americans pay a little bit more. i think every voter out there understood that that was an important debate, and the majority of voters agreed with me. by the way, more voters agreed with me on this issue than voted for me. so we've got a clear majority of the american people who recognize if we're going to be serious about deficit reduction, we've got to do it in a balanced way. >> the president speaking yesterday at the white house. welcome back to "morning joe." 6:48 in the morning as the sun comes up there in washington. steve is back with us now with his charts to explain that fiscal cliff and what might happen if we actually do end up going off it. a combination of tax increases and deep spending cuts. why don't you walk us through it. >> it's a little bit of the perfect storm, as you said. a bunch of stuff happens at
as if romney told supporters that obama won because he gave a chicken in every potato everybody. >> exactly. he's now back to -- this was essentially the sentiment at the heart of that secretly recorded video that came out during the campaign where he talked about the 47%, the people dependent on the government they would vote for the president because he would hand things out. romney spent several weeks trying to walk back from that statement. now he seems to be embracing it again, the idea these voters are so easily manipulated the president merely needed to dangle a thing or two in front of them and they would rush him to at the polls. the reason you would embrace this argument if you're in the romney camp is the alternative argument is that they totally misread the electorate is a more painful one to embrace. >> one question that comes out of this is this notion that nancy cordes raised, is the president clearly desirous of reaching out with good intentions to republicans, because the susan rice deal suggests that he's ready to fight. >> on that one he is because he's irritated. sort of at
: mitt romney when he makes speech, current tv has a wonderful documentary on the koch brothers and everybody much watch this. it's so good, and it shows how then tentacles reach out even to school boards. they're targeting the south. they're against medicare and they are for segregation. >> stephanie: let's take a moment to chuckle warmly over how much money they lost in this election cycle. >> caller: but they're starting already for the next election in congress. we have to get those people out of congress. >> cenk: i agree. >> caller: they have money everywhere. and they're everywhere. they're everywhere. >> stephanie: yep. what are we going to do? obviously it didn't work in this cycle. with citizens united that makes it more stunning it gives me hope. we learn that out here. we said that before with linda mcmahon, they certainly learned with mitt romney. i loved the call to donors, we have to get our plan together so we can pick a nominee next time which next time won't be me. that must have well disappointed really, mitt. >> buck up, fella. >> stephanie: say it was me. ro
romney. that's why he picked sarah palin. he doesn't like the president. and the way to get to him is to make sure that everybody thinks he's a bad guy. not stupid, not wrong, not too liberal, he's evil. he's bad. he's the kind of guy that would serve up a good serving american ambassador like chris stevens in order for a pr stunt or some other unclear motive, but he wants to make the guy look like a bad guy. what do you think is going on here? that's what i think. >> yeah. i think you're right basically. republicans seem to be really bad losers. mitt romney is apparently a bad loser. john mccain as you said earlier, i don't think he's ever gotten over 2008. so he's looking for any opportunity he has to stick a thumb in barack obama's eye. but jonathan is completely right. he picked the wrong person here. susan rice had nothing to do with benghazi. but, look, the republicans are facing an electoral wipeout in the last election. they still want to oppose barack obama any way they can, but what's their excuse? because the american people have now chosen barack obama over the republic
of criticism from not one, but two former presidential rivals. >> good afternoon, everybody. >> reporter: at his first post election press conference, president obama reiterated his pledge to sit down with mitt romney, even offering him praise. >> there are certain aspects of governor romney's record and his ideas that i think could be very helpful. >> reporter: but while the president was paying him compliments, mitt romney was telling donors on a conference call a different story. romney said he was sorry we didn't win and he blamed his defeat on gifts the president had given to his most loyal voters, including african-americans, young voters, and hispanics. mr. romney said the president followed the old play book and with regards to the young people, for instance, a forgiveness of college loan interest was a big gift, adding free contraceptives were very big with young college-aged women. as for the hispanic voters, romney said free health care was a big plus. another former opponent of the president, john mccain along with lindsey graham made it clear they would not support susan ric
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